Brian Fenton

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Ryan McHugh celebrates scoring his side’s first goal in front of Donegal fans. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Irish people are a reliably sanctimonious lot when it comes to the GAA. Rarely more so, in fact. We go on as if no other sport is community-based, as (...)

Brian Fenton (centre) celebrates Dublin’s win over Kerry in the All-Ireland final replay at Croke Park last September. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This was not the way Brian Fenton intended to go unbeaten with Dublin for another championship summer. Some football would be better than none at all,(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion scores a goal despite the efforts of Neil McGee and Shaun Patton of Donegal. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Donegal 1-14 Having drawn three of their previous four matches at Croke Park, Dublin just about got over the line in Croke Park on Saturd(...)

Brian Fenton bursts through during Dublin’s draw with  Monaghan at Croke Park last Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The plan was to keep playing with Raheny and maybe someday win a county title. Impossible as it is now to imagine Brian Fenton not having a football c(...)

Dublin’s Eoin Murchan and Shane Carey of Monaghan clash during the Allianz Football League Division 1 game at Croke Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Monaghan 1-15 Another Saturday night in Croker, another last-kick draw. This time, Dublin were the equalisers rather than the equalised, (...)

 Dublin’s James McCarthy with Karl O’Connell and Dessie Ward of Monaghan. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Monaghan 1-15 Another Saturday night in Croker, another last-kick draw. This time, Dublin were the equalisers rather than the equalised,(...)

Dublin’s David Byrne and David Clifford of Kerry in action in their Allianz Football League Division 1 game at  Croke Park on Saturday.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Allianz football league returned this weekend and brought with it the competition’s flair for voodoo and the unexpected. On Saturday night in Cro(...)

Dessie Farrell: his trickiest task will lie in assessing what changes to make and how to make them and how to bring a strident, self-possessed dressing room along with him. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Among his many and various accomplishments down the years, Dessie Farrell is responsible for one of the great hangdog one-liners ever to fall from a f(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford kicks a point to level the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-19 Kerry 1-19 Long may they dance, these two. Dublin and Kerry tangled and tangoed into the night in the first league game of the year, endi(...)

David Clifford: the new Kerry captain will pose a big threat to Dublin’s defence in the Allianz League opener at Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

AFL Division One Dublin v Kerry, Croke Park, 7.0, RTÉ 2, Premier Sport 2 The world spins and here we are at the start of another GAA season. It’s a n(...)

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